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Bodies of missing family found in Oregon lake

HILLSBORO, Ore., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The bodies of a woman, her mother and her teenage brother were found Tuesday in an Oregon lake, a day after her...

Report blasts Phoenix VA Health Care System

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Veterans seeking treatment in the Phoenix VA Health Care System endured "unacceptable and troubling lapses" in their...

Firing range instructor shot by 9-year-old girl dies

WHITE HILLS, Ariz., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A firing range instructor is dead after being accidentally shot in the head by a 9-year-old girl Monday. ...

People use bucket challenge to bring attention to poverty and conflict

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- People around the world have taken a cue from the ALS fundraiser to bring attention to the conflict in Gaza, poverty...

Dead bodies floating in Burundi lake prompts investigation

BUJUMBURA, Burundi, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Authorities in Burundi have launched an investigation after recovering seven bodies, some wrapped in plastic,...

Craigslist killers plead guilty to thrill murder

SUNBURY, Pa., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Accused Craigslist killers Miranda and Elytte Barbour pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering a man for thrills in...


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Jay Cutler donates $15,000 to Jackie Robinson Little League

CHICAGO, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears starting quarterback Jay Cutler has pledged $30,000 to Chicago-area programs after the South Sides Jackie...

UPI horse racing weekend roundup

Two horses who missed the Triple Crown races emerged during the weekend at the head of their class and candidates for the Breeders Cup Classic. ...

UPI Sports Schedule for Sunday, August 24

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- (All times Eastern) Baseball MLB National League Atlanta Braves at Cincinnati Reds, 1:10 p.m. San Francisco Giants at...

UPI Sports Results for August 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Baseball MLB National League Chicago Cubs 7, Baltimore Orioles 2 Washington Nationals 6, San Francisco Giants 2 St....

Technology News

Navy center of Excellence continues under SCRA management

The U.S. Navys Shipbuilding and Advanced Manufacturing of Center of Excellence will continue to be run by SCRA Applied R&D. The five-year...

Hyperlapse allows smartphone users to make time-lapse videos

Instagram unveiled Hyperlapse, its new standalone app, Tuesday, which allows users to shoot time-lapse videos from their smartphone and upload...

GenDyn building next-gen 911 call service for Massachusetts

General Dynamics Information and Technology is to design, build and operate a new IP-based emergency communications system for Massachusetts. ...

iPhone 6 cost is going to be higher than previous versions

People considering buying the iPhone 6 in September better be ready to pull out their wallets. The new iPhone 6 is reportedly going to cost more...

Entertainment News

2014: Emmys: Backstage

Presenters and award winners appear backstage at the 66th Prime Time Emmy awards

2014 Emmys: The awards show

Featured photos from the 66th Prime Time Emmy award show

2013 Emmys: The awards show

Featured photos from the 66th Prime Time Emmy award show

2014 Emmys: The red carpet

Featured Photos from the Red Carpet of the 2014 Prime Time Emmy awards.

Business News

Amazon acquires Internet video game channel Twitch for $970 million

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Amazon announced Monday it had completed the purchase of the interactive video game channel Twitch for $970 million. ...

Instagram introduces new Hyperlapse app

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Instagram unveiled Hyperlapse, its new standalone app, Tuesday, which allows users to shoot time-lapse videos from...

iPhone 6 reportedly going to cost more than $800

CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- People considering buying the iPhone 6 in September better be ready to pull out their wallets. The new iPhone...

Burger King to buy Canadas Tim Hortons

MIAMI, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Burger King confirmed Tuesday it will purchase Canadian coffee shop chain Tim Hortons in an $11 billion deal. The...

Travel News

Whats New in Beverly Hills?

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of Beverly Hills. Plan a visit and celebrate as the Centennial year comes to a close.